Graduate scheme

County Dublin

Graduate Opportunities - September 2023 Intake

John Sisk & Son are looking for proactive, talented Construction / Site Management, Quantity Surveying, Mechanical & Civil Engineering graduates to join our Early Careers – Graduate Programme , that is focused on launching your career. The first 2 years provides you with a broad range of experiences and knowledge allowing you to build the profession you want. If you have recently graduated or are due to graduate with a good Construction / Site Management, Quantity Surveying, Mechanical, Civil Engineering or other construction related degree, want to take control of your future career and get stuck in with a leading building contractor, then we may be the right fit for you!

Founded in 1859, John Sisk & Son is in its fifth generation of family ownership. The Sisk family values are woven into everything we do – care, excellence and integrity. Our vision is to dedicate ourselves to Building Excellence, delivering projects of constantly high quality which exceed our clients’ expectations. Our people are at the heart of our success. We have ambitious growth plans and are looking for our next generation of graduates to continue our success story.

A Journey To Your Future

Our Graduate Programme is a comprehensive two-year+ development journey that has been carefully designed to ensure you obtain the experience you require for the career you want; whether you have aspirations of leadership, to be a technical expert or develop specialist knowledge, there are plenty of opportunities to be built from your first two years with us.

Structured to a very detailed level, you will be working to a plan and against a specific timeline to ensure that you meet the experience levels required to obtain not only chartership, but the foundation to build and excel in your area of specialism. The programme utilises a blend of learning methodologies which will deliver the depth and breadth of learning and practical experience. This is combined with robust programme management to track your progress together with structured personal feedback and a support system that will ensure your success.

What Are We Looking For?

  • You will be a team player, have fresh ideas and be prepared to challenge us and yourself every step of the way.
  • You will have recently graduated or are soon to graduate with a good Construction / Site Management, Quantity Surveying, Mechanical, Civil Engineering or other construction related degree.
  • You will join Sisk on the Early Careers Graduate programme in September 2023 and will complete a series of placements across the business (8 months with the flexibility to extend), supplemented by high-quality professional training to ensure that you develop a broad range of skills and experience.
  • It is essential that you are geographically mobile across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, as it is expected you will be posted away from your home country for a minimum of one placement.

The selection process has been designed to ensure that we, as a company, select the right individuals that with thrive with us, but also that you, as a candidate, select the right company to build and shape your career with. In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a focused and solid start to your career and its progression in the construction industry, with an excellent support and guidance network every step of the way.



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